zfs, nfs and zil
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Tue Mar 29 13:51:59 UTC 2011
Quoting Claus Guttesen <kometen at gmail.com> (from Tue, 29 Mar 2011
>>> I'm mounting the FreeBSD-server from a couple of vmware esxi 4.1
>>> servers using nfs, but when there is alot of i/o the server becomes
>>> unresponsive, easily triggered by installing ie. ms-sql. The server
>>> itself is up but is not reachable from the network. When I take the
>>> nic down and up again connection to the network is reestablished
>> So, is it just NFS that wedges or all IP activity and does NFS come
>> back to life after the "ifconfig XX up"?
> All ip-activitiy, dns, ssh etc. on the interface (ip-address) that is
> mounted. So whenever I test I log in to the server using the other
> ip-address and whenever it stops responding to ping or my screen
> session stops I reload the interfaces and the traffic resumes.
Are the two NICs the same brand/driver/board? If not, could you try to
switch the networks on them and test if the problem persists? It would
also be nice if you could tell which driver/chip the NIC with the
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